The Peace Education Program works with youth in Los Angeles area schools to reduce violence and create a culture of peace. Through intensive workshops and classes, the program:
Friday, October 31, 2008 AFSC Statement on DRC
The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is deeply distressed by the renewed violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which is threatening the lives of millions of people in the North and South Kivu. The fighting between various armed groups is forcing hundreds of thousands to flee and recent attacks are endangering the work of humanitarian actors.